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Samsung YP-Q1 MP3 Player - A Word on Interfacing

By: Andrew Jones | MP3 Players in Audio, Sound & Speakers | Posted: Jan 12, 2009 5:00 am
TweakTown Rating: 85%Manufacturer: Samsung

A Word on Interfacing


The player has a great look about it with the gloss plastic shell accentuated by the ultra-bright blue LEDs embedded beneath the touch zones. The biggest let down, however, has to be the way the touch interface works.


Samsung YP-Q1 MP3 Player


The zones are not very clearly defined on the touch interface and I have often hit the context menu instead of skipping a song or trying to turn the volume up. I should think one of the key points of an mp3 player's interface is to be able to use it without looking at it.


What with the active lifestyle we all lead, I don't like having to look down at my player while I'm walking along a busy street, for fear of running into people or more importantly running into the big metal wheeled things that are most definitely harder than my squishy frame.


Samsung YP-Q1 MP3 Player


Despite my nay-sayings, however, there is nothing wrong with a touch interface, but it needs to be more intuitive than this. A change to the button layout could ensure that there are fewer mistakes and a physical feedback could make the world of difference to the way we interact with our gadgets.


Enough of the bad, let's talk about how good this player is at actually pumping out your tunes!


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